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Mt. Lake, MN 56159
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Nearly 8,000 high school

students participated in

Knowledge Bowl throughout

the state recently. Of that

number, 250 went to the state


Region 8 sent its top three

teams from the regional meet

in Marshall. These teams

were Mt. Lake Public, Jackson

County Central and Murray

County Central.

State competition has two

divisions: AA is for larger

schools (this year, 643 to 5,011

students) and A (114 to 525

students); Mt. Lake has 155


Each team has four members

and one alternate. The

team rotated among alternates

so everyone had a

chance to participate in the

oral rounds. All five members

participated in a written


The competition started

with a written round of 60

questions, which gave each

team their initial rank for

the next day’s oral rounds.

Mt. Lake placed ninth with a

score of 44 out of 60.

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